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    October 14, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Ah, the refreshing whiff of a cool drop of dōTERRA® Peppermint. It’s an aroma most everyone is familiar with, since it’s one of the most well-known essential oils; but when’s the last time you got creative with it? Prepare to be inspired, possibly even shocked, by some unexpected recipes...
    October 5, 2020 · Essential Oils
    If you’ve yet to meet warm, woody, and protective dōTERRA® Clove essential oil, now is the time! Clove in its dried form may very likely reside in your kitchen cupboard, adding its hot flavor to a variety of sweet and savory dishes; and if you’ve cooked with it, you know it possesses a powerfully...
    September 27, 2020 · Essential Oils
    When it comes to calming, restful essential oils, Lavender tops the list with a longstanding and worldwide reputation for supporting serenity. It’s a prime ingredient in most oil blends intended to promote tranquility, and from ancient times people have known there was something special about the...
    September 16, 2020 · Essential Oils
    A crisp, chilled beverage has rounded out many a meal and enhanced many a social event. It’s also a temptingly blank canvas to dress up and turn into a flavorful creation that steals the show. Let’s chill out with an easy how-to for making your own fruity essential oil ice cubes, as well as...
    September 15, 2020 · Essential Oils
    You may be used to seeing pink grapefruit on your table, but scoot it on over to make room for its tart sibling, white grapefruit! This variety prides itself on being the original grapefruit, with the more well-known pink grapefruit thought to be a natural mutation. (To be fair, this story could...
    August 31, 2020 · Essential Oils
    A peaceful breeze blows by, wakening you from a restful afternoon nap. Do you open your eyes to find yourself relaxing in a porch hammock, or did your dōTERRA® Vetiver diffuser blend just make you think so? We need to find out more about this oil, known in some circles as the Oil of Tranquility,...
    August 15, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Anticipation, excitement, and anxious feelings are only three of a litany of possibilities describing how students feel about going back to school. Getting our heads into the game this year will look different as learning takes on new forms during this season, so let’s creatively use our oils to...
    August 6, 2020 · Essential Oils
    You’ve likely seen and tasted caraway seed in breads, cakes and soups of the traditional European variety, but you may not have ever seen Caraway as a single dōTERRA® essential oil - until now. Give it a whiff, and you’ll probably detect a familiar note if you’ve experienced a certain fan...
    July 28, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Among the host of dōTERRA® oils, Summer Savory is one of the few with a perfectly descriptive name that almost completely encapsulates its strongest qualities. Truly, the herb called summer savory enhances the flavor of savory dishes and carries all the warmth of a full-bodied summertime scent!...
    July 14, 2020 · Essential Oils
    It’s no news that the ginger plant has a long history of uses in traditional health practices and is still trusted to this day for its soothing properties. Earthy and warming, dōTERRA® Ginger essential oil is derived in Madagascar from the fresh rhizome, which is an underground stem that shoots...
    July 3, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Ever heard of a Greek city named Marathon and a courier who collapsed after running a great distance from there to Athens, bringing news of a military victory? Here’s how this seemingly random historical tidbit ties in with a plant worthy of discussion: “marathos” is the Greek word for fennel,...
    June 23, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Quiz question: do you happen to know which kids’ movie contains a song about a gleaming, glowing flower that supposedly has the power to “make the clock reverse?” If you’ve viewed a certain magical adaptation of the classic Rapunzel fairy tale, you may have thought this idea of a flower with the...
    June 14, 2020 · Essential Oils
    This one’s for the men – the few, the proud, the males who use dōTERRA® essential oils and find them to be practical and purposeful additions to their daily lives. Today we focus on a couple of particularly masculine applications for oils, perfect for both a seasoned user and one who is brand new...
    June 5, 2020 · Essential Oils
    To the rest of the world, the colossal island nation of Australia automatically brings to mind a host of interesting creatures, including bouncing kangaroos and those oh-so-cuddly looking koalas. But Australia also has unique plant life to offer! Native to this continent down under is the niaouli...
    May 23, 2020 · Essential Oils
    When the names Cananga and Ylang Ylang roll off the tongue, they can cause listeners to wonder just what unknown language is being used to address them. Don’t those rhythmic syllables sound like something you’d hear deep within a foreign jungle, surrounded by the mystery of a tribal ritual? Well,...
    May 13, 2020 · Essential Oils
    We who depend on natural products to keep our homes and families running smoothly value our favorite tried and true oils. We’ve experienced how they help us respond readily to a variety of situations. This high value is largely due to the protective qualities of dōTERRA® essential oils, which are...
    May 6, 2020 · Essential Oils
    It’s time to shine the spotlight on a rather exotic essential oil that brings its lemony twist to multiple dōTERRA® blends, yet somehow sneakily avoids the limelight. We’re talking about Litsea, and because it’s not always available as a single oil, you may have to get sneaky yourself to spot it....
    April 21, 2020 · Essential Oils
    From the bitter orange tree comes not one, not two, but three different oils: one from the fruit peel, one from the leaves, and one from the flowers. But the essential oil which distills from the delicate white flowers of this tree has a unique and alluring history. To take it all in requires a...
    April 16, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Melissa, one of the rarest and most valuable dōTERRA® essential oils, is prized for its ability to support the whole person, both mind and body. If essential oil bottles wore superhero capes, Melissa would wear one standing shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Clove, Oregano, and Frankincense –...
    April 7, 2020 · Essential Oils
    Over a century ago, the first recorded clementines sprung up in the garden of an Algerian orphanage. Cold-pressed from the rinds of fruits grown in Brazil, dōTERRA® Clementine essential oil is best known for its cleansing power and mood-boosting properties, but today let’s see how we can...
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